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PREP ROUNDUP: Broncos blast Newton 10-0

BUFORD -- Brandi Jones gave up two hits and struck out six batters in five innings to collect the win and help the Broncos shut out Newton County 10-0 on Wednesday.

Offensively, Jones was 1-for-2 with an RBI, while Rachel Rhodes went 1-for-2 with an RBI. Susan Norris was 1-for-2 with two runs and an RBI, Mandy Blackwell was 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI and Jenny Blackwell went 1-for-2 with a triple for Brookwood (3-3).

SOFTBALL

Mill Creek 8, South Forsyth 1

HOSCHTON -- Chandler Griffin went 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs to help Mill Creek defeat South Forsyth 8-1 in six innings at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic on Wednesday.

Anyssa Robles went 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI, while Erin Raeford finished 1-for-2 with an RBI and Megan McLachlan contributed a single and an RBI for Mill Creek. Caroline Wilson picked up the win after she pitched a complete game, giving up an earned run and striking out five batters for the Hawks (2-0).

North 4, Milton 1

SUWANEE -- Emily Wood (1-1) gave up a hit and struck out two batters in five innings to help North Gwinnett take a 4-1 win over Milton on Wednesday.

Alaina Hall gave up a hit and struck out one batter and picked up the save. North (4-2) totaled eight hits with help from Alex McDavid (2-for-2), Cara Blenkee (2-for-3), Mandy Stangler (2-for-2), Alaina Hall had a double, while Katheryn Willingham added a single.

Collins Hill 4, Hillgrove 4

SUWANEE -- Collins Hill was down 4-1 with two outs and no runners on base and came from behind to tie 4-4 against Hillgrove at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic on Wednesday.

Kayla Floor gave up three hits, three earned runs and struck out eight batters in six innings. Offensively, Brittany Roley was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run, while Amber Hulsey was 1-for-3 for Collins Hill (6-0-1).

Duluth 5, Newton 2

HOSCHTON -- Duluth topped Newton County 5-2 at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic on Wednesday.

Erin Lipps and Sam Metzler each went 2-for-3, while Maggie Kooker and Gracie Delorenzo went 1-for-2. Jeanie Perrucci earned the win after striking out three batters, and Maggie Kooker went 51/3 innings and struck out four batters, and gave up three hits for Duluth (2-0).

Harrison 7, Mountain View 3

HOSCHTON -- Mountain View fell to Harrison 7-3 on Wednesday afternoon at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic.

Kaylee Hennelly was the losing pitcher, while Taylor Miller contributed two hits offensively for Mountain View.

Hillgrove 6, Dacula 3

SUWANEE -- Dacula lost to Hillgrove 6-3 at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic on Wednesday.

Katelyn Daniels went 2-for-2, while Katie McMillian was 2-for-3 for the Falcons. Brittany Taylor was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Dacula (1-1), and Keelie Waugh got the loss on the mound.

Archer 12, Winder-Barrow 3

WINDER -- Archer defeated Winder-Barrow 12-3 on Wednesday afternoon.

Taylor Albritton was 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs, while Alliyah Williams was 2-for-5 with two runs and three RBIs for Archer. Lynsey Folkerts went 3-for-5 with a run and RBI, Jenna Graham went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, Jacquie Maxwell was 2-for-3 with two runs, while Abby Lyall and Katie Etheridge each went 2-for-4 for Archer (2-1).

Katie Etheridge (1-0) pitched 42/3 innings, gave up two runs and struck out three batters to earn the win for Archer, with Alliyah Williams throwing 21/3 innings and striking out two batters to get the save.

Buford splits

HOSCHTON -- Buford shut out Central Gwinnett 5-0 but fell to Oconee County 6-2 at the Hawk-Bulldog Classic on Wednesday.

In the first game, Karly Fullem earned the win after she pitched a one-hitter, struck out six batters and did not allow a run in seven innings. Chelsie Thomas was 3-for-4 with an RBI, two runs and two stolen bases, while Kallie Case went 1-for-3 with a triple, RBI and two runs. Kodi Ricketson was 1-for-2 with a double, and a run, while Lexi Overstreet and Karly Fullem each added an RBI for the Wolves.

Against Oconee County, Melissa Dickie got the loss after pitching six innings before the game was called due to time limits.

Case was 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs, while Aly Hicks and Lindsey Puckett each had a hit for Buford (1-1).

Blessed Trinity 3, Wesleyan 0

NORCROSS -- Dacia Jones went 2-for-3 with two doubles for Wesleyan, but the Wolves (1-2) fell to Blessed Trinity 3-0 on Wednesday.

-- Compiled by Kate Awtrey

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